A 4SquareMedia Website

> Wearable Technology
> Appliances
> Automation
> Automotive
> Buyers Guide
> CEDIA 2010
> Comment
> Content & Downloads
> Digital Photography
> Gaming
> Green Energy
> HD
> Home Cinema
> Home Office
Broadband & Web Hosting
Desktop PCs
Microsoft Windows
Monitors And Screens
Notebooks & Tablets
Printers & Multi-Function
Security & Support
> How Stuff Works
> Installation
> Portable Players
> Media Centres
> Phones
> Real Sound
> Reviews
> Smart Awards 2013
> Smart Ideas
> Trio Awards 08
> TVs & Large Display
> Wireless & Networking
> Featured Reviews
> Advertising
> Competitions
> Contact
> Disclaimer
> Signup
> Terms & Conditions
> Subscribe to Newsletter
> Subscribe to Magazine

Top 10 Viewed Articles
  1. Who Has The Best LCD TV: Sony, Toshiba Or Samsung?
  2. FIRST LCD TV REVIEW: LG Scarlet 60 Vs Samsung Series 6
  3. Sony PS4 Not Far Away
  4. The Humble PC Gets A Whopping Makeover
  5. Sony Bravia LCD TVs Vs Samsung LED HD TVs Which is Best?
  6. Toshiba Working With Microsoft On New Entertainment Xbox
  7. Blu-ray Xbox 360 Planned By Microsoft
  8. Massive Failure Rate For Xbox 360 Exposed
  9. Free Sony PS3 Con
  10. How To Build Your Own Digital Media Server: Part I
Top 10 Viewed Reviews
  1. First Review: Samsung Series 7 LED TV
  2. Movies On-The-Go With Teac DVD Boombox
  3. Who Has The Best 32-inch Screen: Panasonic, Samsung, or Sony?
  4. Who Has The Best Home Theatre Kit? Denon vs Bose
  5. Every Bit Of Defence Counts
  6. New Denon Home Theatre Makes Bose Look Like Yesterdays Technology
  7. Best Media Player On The Market
  8. At $1,499 The Aldi Medion 17-inch Notebook Is A Steal
  9. Affordable Noise Cancelling Headphones That Work
  10. B&W 600 Speaker Delivers Real Sound


"Without a Hitch": Click Frenzy '13:

By Oonagh Reidy | Thursday | 21/11/2013

Over 1 million consumers burst through Click Frenzy virtual doors yesterday, it emerged.

"We're delighted with the outcome" says Grant Arnott co-founder of the Click Frenzy ecommerce event, which took place yesterday. 

The 24 hour Internet event saw over 1 million consumers (1,061,000) visitors hit Click Frenzy affiliated sites scouring for e-bargains between 7pm Tuesday to 7pm the following day, it has been confirmed. 

Over 200,000 hit the in first hour - between 7- 8 o'clock Tuesday, alone.  

However, this 1.06m was over half a million less than last year's traffic volumes. 

This is because last year frenzied IT meltdown actually boosted traffic as consumers were curious to see what the fuss was about, says Arnott, who says Click Frenzy systems went the 24 hour distance without a hitch, this time round.

This year, "frentic" consumers just wanted to shop. 

Electrical, toys and womenswear were the most sought after items. 

Target, Big W and Myer who enjoyed their second best online day ever after Boxing Day, and Bonds were among the most popular retailers. 

Over 300 took part, in all. 

Popular etailer The Iconic, recorded an all-time record sales day of over $1 million, doubling their result from Click Frenzy 2012.

Several retailers have already delivered orders to consumers, which is "what online shopping is all about", says Arnott.

There are no official figures yet but event organizers predict sales figures for retailers in excess of the $15-$20 million estimates from 2012.

According to IBM, there was a 16% uplift in sales revenue in this year's Click Frenzy event . 

"We wanted to make a point that we could achieve that" he told CN, referring the PR nightmare that was Click Frenzy 2012 which saw multiple retailer sites go into meltdown, and consumers cheesed off. 

At the midway mark on Wednesday, Click Frenzy was on track to equal 2012 traffic, but stalled throughout the remainder of the say, Arnott admits. 

He also admits there is "a lot to improve and a huge amount of work to do" to perfect the ecommerce event, likened to Cyber Monday in the US.  

And says event organisers will be in dialogue with retailers over the coming weeks. 

CF also needs a new way to stimulate consumer interest throughout the 24 hours to "keep energy flow."

"But the first step is to get a good night's sleep," he says. 

Print this article
Email this story to a friend
Link this story:
Link this page to delicious Link this page to Digg Link this page to Furlit Link this page to News Vine Link this page to Reddit Link this page to Spurl Link this page to Yahoo My Web RSS this section

New LG 65   New LG 65" Ultra High Definition TV, Complete With Pop Down Speakers: REVIEW
LG Australia has finally rolled out their 65" Ultra High Definition TV offering in Australia and what you get is a TV that delivers a quantum leap in TV technology and surprisingly a significantly improved sound system that is delivered from pop down speakers but the big question is whether it is worth $6,999.
Product Rating 4.5

Westfield To Split   Westfield To Split
Shopping giant to separate ANZ, international operation
Product Rating 0

REVIEW:Note 3 Is The Best There Is In Phablet Smartphones   REVIEW:Note 3 Is The Best There Is In Phablet Smartphones
If you are one of those people who love technology but struggle to manage the hundreds of apps and the endless capabilities that today's smartphones are capable of delivering then the new Samsung Note 3 is not for you.
Product Rating 5

Get the latest news
Subscribe today for your daily news of consumer electronic news...
Get the latest news

reaches over 2 million consumers a year. Contact us today about special deals..

For more information ...

Apr/May 2011 issue

reviews the hot new iPhone attach device, the Zeppelin Air. And we look at what's going on in the tablet space...